Young Rangers offers young people (aged 12-16) new opportunities for exploration, learning and adventure in the great outdoors.
Led by qualified and experienced outdoor leaders and youth workers, this programme offers meaningful and fun activities in the special landscape of the Shropshire Hills.
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Nest box survey - maintenance session and meeting with the British Trust for Ornithology Saturday 13th November, 10:30am-2:30pm Resting Hill, Snailbeach
Hide and Squeak! Camera trapping with Stuart Edmunds (Shropshire Mammal Group) Saturday 27th November, 10:30am-2:30pm Poles Coppice, Pontesbury
Dormouse Detectives and coppicing for wildlife, with Amber Bicheno (Shropshire Dormouse Group) Saturday 11th December, 10:30am-2:30pm Hope Valley
Christmas Crafts! Wednesday 15th December, 10am-3pm Poles Coppice, Pontesbury
Action - positive and fun work to help protect and conserve some of Shropshire’s most important wildlife, landscapes and habitats.
Skills - opportunities for outdoor learning and skills development, including countryside crafts, navigation training, bushcraft and wildlife surveying.
Leadership - finding a voice for, and promoting greater representation of young people in decisions which affect them and our local landscape.
Recognition - celebrating and receiving recognition through the John Muir Award and the AQA Unit Award Scheme.
Click here to YouTube to hear from the Clee Hill Young Rangers (pictured below)
Help us to plan a fun and rewarding activity programme by completing this short survey:
Interested in joining Young Rangers? Register here!
For more information please contact:
- Joe Penfold, Young Rangers Project Officer (for groups in the Pontesbury, Stiperstones, Bishops Castle and Clun area) firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Rich Morley, South Shropshire Youth Forum (for groups in the Craven Arms, Church Stretton and Clee Hill area) email@example.com
Young Rangers is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Lottery Fund and the following organisations: